The Gospel of Thomas on Reunifying the Self
Lecture no. 10 from the course: Gnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas
Taught by Professor David Brakke | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Explore core religious concepts in the Thomas gospel, highlighting its view of salvation as the overcoming of divisions, finding unity with oneself and with Jesus. Investigate the symbolic role of baptism in stripping away the old self and healing dualities, and study the gospel’s advice on how to live in the world.